Try out your skiing or snowboarding talents and tricks at Swiss Valley Ski Area, a well-known ski resort that attracts daredevils from all over the world.
To get there, go about 85 miles (137 kilometers) from the state capital, Lansing, until you get to Kalamazoo.
A big part of what makes Swiss Valley Ski Area so special is the secluded area it's located in. However, be forewarned that you will not find any hotels nearby. Well-frequented places include the Oliver Inn Bed and Breakfast, 30 miles (48 kilometers) away, the Doubletree Hotel South Bend, 25 miles (40 kilometers) away, and The Boulevard Inn & Bistro, 35 miles (56 kilometers) away.